Mental Health – Context of Care and Recovery

Years ago a friend of mine was abandoned by her husband. She and her sons have remained in the church but now the boys are out of the house and she is alone. A couple of months ago I saw her in the hall and greeted her with a big hug. Her eyes lit up… Read More Mental Health – Context of Care and Recovery

The Early Church – From Movement to Organization

There seems to be much for Christians in America to be discouraged about in 2016. Conventional wisdom holds that while the Church is growing quickly in China and the developing world, Europe and America are in the “post Christian” doldrums. The 2016 presidential campaign has taken twists and turns that have distressed some evangelical believers.… Read More The Early Church – From Movement to Organization

A. Reid Jepson – Pastor, Missionary, Mentor

The classroom was empty, but I was sure it would soon be full. A junior at Biola University, I was excited about my developing relationship with God and expecting the gospel of Jesus Christ to reach the world in my lifetime.  A leader in the Student Missionary Union (SMU), I had arranged a prayer meeting… Read More A. Reid Jepson – Pastor, Missionary, Mentor